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Sailboat Racing Tips: Shutting the Door

How do you prevent a port-tack boat from fouling at the weather mark? Shut door, says Mike Ingham, and let them know they're not welcome.

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Professional sailor and coach Mike Ingham explains the tactics and strategies to apply at the weather mark when two boats meet, with the starboard-tack boat overstood on its layline and the port-tack boat approaching the mark.

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